Keep up with the action down under with Australian Rugby League online
Australian Rugby League fans tend to be obsessives. Even if they happen to be living on the other side of the planet they usually need to know all the results and news as it happens. With a little judicious surfing it's possible to enjoy all the major action.
The official website of the National Rugby League at nrl.com is the first place to head for news and updates on the Telstra Premiership, the Toyota Cup and all the latest from the Australian Rugby League scene. Check the standings, read all the team news, even book tickets if you fancy flying back for the final showdown.
For live streaming coverage of the big matches, Live NRL offers European viewers around 200 live games each season, including those all-important State of Origin matches and the Final series. You'll need to take out a subscription package which provides online access to up to 8 matches live per round. You'll also get full replays of every match, highlights packages and the post-match interviews. Subscriptions cost £8.99 a month or £49.99 a year.
The Australian Rugby League site at australianrugbyleague.com.au is the place for news of the national team, the Kangaroos, as well as the State of Origin representative games.
This is the site to visit in the build-up to the next Rugby League World Cup, to be contested in the UK in 2013. Australia will hope to reclaim the trophy after the surprise defeat against New Zealand in the 2008 final.